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Columbus Day: John Oliver and Last Week Tonight ask, “How is this still a thing?” VIDEO. | #OYRchallenge

John Oliver brings it home. Why should we continue to celebrate Columbus Day?

By now most educated adults probably know that Christopher Columbus didn’t really discover America. In fact, he was a brutal colonizer whose arrival brought misery and death to millions through war, slavery, and disease.So why do we still celebrate Columbus Day? Last Week Tonight does a good job summing up the case against the holiday, and even offers a few alternatives.

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